OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Legislature adjourned Friday after a marathon triple overtime session where lawmakers raised the gas tax to pay for transportation projects across the state, cut college tuition and put more […]
A nearly-century old restriction giving the University of Washington in Seattle the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state of Washington was removed by the Legislature on Wednesday
A father who lost his suicidal son in a violent standoff with police said he’s disappointed that a bill in the Washington Legislature that would have made it easier to detain mentally ill people who are in crisis apparently won’t pass this session.
Tuition at Washington’s public universities increased more during the recession than in any state except Arizona
The Senate has approved a measure designating the Olympia oyster as the official oyster of Washington state.
Boeing lobbyists are throwing a “thank you” party for Washington state lawmakers who helped provide the company with billions in tax breaks.
The House has passed a bill that would allow those convicted of prostitution who committed the offense as the result of being trafficked to clear their records in Washington state.
For the fourth time in as many years, the Washington Legislature is taking a look at teacher and principal evaluations, responding to pressure from the federal government to force school districts to judge performance partly on student test scores.
A bipartisan group formed by the Washington Legislature has been meeting with since spring to come up with ways to cut greenhouse gas pollution.